- Chapter I
The New Zealand Land Company - Whaling Trade - Free Church Association -
Reports - Selection of First Ships.
- Chapter II
Incidents on the Voyages of Several of the Early Ships, together with an
Account of the Voyage of the "Bengal Merchant," in 1839-40, to
- Chapter III
Arrival of First Ships - Dunedin and Neighbourhood - Work Begun -
Selections - First Houses - Work and Wages - Rural Lands - South and
North - Law and Order - First Anniversary - General Notes.
- Chapter IV
Incidents, Anecdotes, and General Descriptions compiled from Accounts of
some Early Settlers.
- Chapter V
Church Matters, and some of the Early Ministers.
- Chapter VI
Some of the Pioneer Women of Early Otago.
- Chapter VII
The Early Settlement of Tokomairriro Plain.
- Chapter VIII
The Clutha (or Molyneux) District - Incidental - River Molyneux - Survey
- European Settlers before Immigration - Willcher and Russell - Inch
Clutha and North Side of Molyneux - Balclutha - South Molyneux, South
Clutha, and Catlins.
- Chapter IX
Wharepa from River Molyneux, Waitepeka - Kaihiky, Waiwera, and Onward -
S.S. "Tuapeka" - Mails, &c. - Sports, Picnics, &c.
- Chapter X
Religious and Educational Work in Clutha - South Clutha and Port
Molyneux - Inch Clutha and Kaitangata - Balclutha - Wharepa - Kaihiku -
Clinton and Waiweka.
- Chapter XI
Agricultural Matters - Ploughing Matches.
- Chapter XII
Incidental and Anecdotal - Wild Dogs and Wild Pigs.
- Chapter XIII
Discovery of Gold, and Incidents told by some Early Settlers.
- Chapter XIV
Great Floods in Clutha - First Visit of Sir George Grey to Clutha - The
Brave old Pioneers.
- Appendix A
List of Ships, 1848 - 1860
- Appendix B
List of Early Selectors, with selections in and around Clutha, 1847 -
- Appendix C
Biographical Sketches of some Early Settlers in and around Clutha.